Updating ps3 via storage media

Follow the on screen instructions to begin the update.

From there, plug in your flash drive or insert your memory card.Open the drive in Windows Explorer and create a new folder in the drive named PS3 (all capitals). PUP file in the UPDATE folder which is inside the PS3 folder on your storage media.For this guide there are a few requirements, all of which you should own or you would not be looking here.We encourage you to check this page from time to time for system software updates and to always maintain your system to use the latest version of the system software.Firmware upgrades are very important and will help with stability of the system as well as upgrade playback options and add other features. You can find the latest firmware here: Sony Play Station 3 firmware update.

For this guide there are a few requirements, all of which you should own or you would not be looking here. A storage media device, either a USB flash drive or a Memory Stick, SD Memory Card, or Compact Flash card.Head to Settings, then System Settings and finally System Information.If the number showing matches the update you downloaded at the beginning of the guide, then the update was successful :) If you have any questions or comments please post them in our Play Station 3 Discussion Forum.For more Play Station 3 reviews and information please click here.If your PS3 system software version is 4.55 (or later), you do not need to perform this update.With all of our readers hanging on every word that Sony puts out, we decided to put together a page explaining the proper processes in updating your PS3. You can update directly from the PS3, you can update using data on a game disc, or you can download the update file from your PC and update using a USB drive or memory card.